Date: Sun, 17 Mar 2002 23:26:52 +0000
From: danny <dannynopsamia-esprezzo.com>
Subject: Re: HELP with Ignition prob


Chip Thompson wrote: > OK, this is a good one (1985 900 T) > > Car starts fine at airport after sitting 4 days. Stopped to top off tank > (93 octane) and wash off road dust. Driving down the road, I notice the > tach suddenly quit. Car still running, I pull into Wal-Mart to pick up some > stuff. When I return to the car, it cranks and cranks but won't fire. > Battery is strong, starter is engaging, engine is turning fine, but (it > seems) no spark at all. Checked all leads and obvious wiring, still no > start. Without an assistant, I could not check the actual HT leads to see > if spark was being generated, but what thoughts does to group have? Any > help appreciated. Thanks When you refuelled, did you fill right up? I know of 3 instances of the fuel pump failing after the tank was filled, leaving the also bad proposition of removong the fuel pump from a tank full of petrol. -- Regards, Danny http://www.gaggia-espresso.com (a purely hobby site) http://www.dannyscoffee.com (UK advert for my mobile espresso service) swap Z for above characters in email address to reply

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